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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With Brazil facing one of the worst economic crisis in its history, government officials, private companies and international organizations are scrambling to find ways out of the dismal economic scenario....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – During the next four years Brazil will work toward strengthening its commercial ties with the United States, expanding its accords with Mercosur partners as well as finalizing trade agreements with...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The global competitiveness ranking for Brazil has fallen by three places in relation to last year. According to report by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland, the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The manufacturing sector in Brazil helped to boost the flagging economy in the second quarter of 2013 and led to slightly increased GDP forecasts for the entire year. However, the...
By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A result of the ongoing battle over oil royalties paid in Brazil, is an increased attention to royalties paid in the mining and hydroelectricity energy sector. Meanwhile, the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Figures from the Federação das Indústrias do Estado de São Paulo (Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo, FIESP) - which provide a competitiveness index for the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – U.S. soft drinks giant Coca-Cola has said that the company is to keep its word over plans to invest R$2.8 billion (around US$1.4 billion) in the company’s Brazilian arm, Coca-Cola...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff used her speech on the eve of Brazil’s Independence Day public holiday, September 7th, to deliver the much-anticipated news that energy bills would be slashed...
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